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    • Birkett and the Naked Toreador

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Caroline Stafford
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    The casebook of Norman Birkett KC (1883-1962) covers pretty much every story that entertained the readers of News of the World between the wars. Birkett was a busy man who, in those days before legal specialisation, could at any one time be dealing simultaneously with a juicy murder, a society divorce or a livid libel action. In this episode, Birkett takes on his most famous case, involving blackmail, snobbery, scandal and bullfighting.

    Regular price: $8.53

    • Birkett and the Blind Soldier

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Caroline Stafford, David Stafford
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Neil Dudgeon, Bonnie Engstrom, and others
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    The casebook of Norman Birkett KC (1883-1962) covers pretty much every story that entertained the readers of News of the World between the wars. Birkett was a busy man who, in those days before legal specialisation, could at any one time be dealing simultaneously with a juicy murder, a society divorce or a livid libel action. In this episode, a blind WWI veteran, accused of murdering his wife, is defended by the celebrated advocate.

    Regular price: $8.53

    • Norman Birkett and the Case of the Coleford Poisoner

    • A BBC Radio 4 Dramatisation
    • By: Caroline Stafford
    • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon, full cast
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    The casebook of Norman Birkett KC (1883-1962) covers pretty much every story that entertained the readers of News of the World between the wars. Birkett was a busy man who, in those days before legal specialisation, could at any one time be dealing simultaneously with a juicy murder, a society divorce or a livid libel action. In this episode, Birkett takes on a case of murder, mayhem and political intrigue.

    Regular price: $8.26

    • Birkett and the Red Stains on the Carpet

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Caroline Stafford, David Stafford
    • Narrated by: James Lailey, Neil Dudgeon, Bonnie Engstrom, and others
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Norman Birkett, the most celebrated advocate of the inter-war years, defends a doctor accused of murdering and dismembering his wife and maid. Starring Neil Dudgeon as Birkett, with Bonnie Engstrom, Alun Raglan, Adam Billington, Sagar Arya, Gerard McDermott, James Lailey, Rikki Lawton, Christopher Webster, Victoria Inez Hardy and Alex Rivers. Written by Caroline and David Stafford.

    Regular price: $8.53

    • Birkett and the Green Bicycle

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Caroline Stafford
    • Narrated by: Simon Bubb
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The casebook of Norman Birkett KC (1883-1962) covers pretty much every story that entertained the readers of News of the World between the wars. Birkett was a busy man who, in those days before legal specialisation, could at any one time be dealing simultaneously with a juicy murder, a society divorce or a livid libel action. In this episode, the celebrated advocate deals with a case of murder, pacifism and chocolate.

    Regular price: $8.53

    • The Year they Invented Sex (BBC Radio 4: Woman's Hour Drama)

    • By: Caroline Stafford, David Stafford
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    It's 1960 in Birmingham and Lella Florence is looking for women to help with trials of the contraceptive pill. Married women in a certain age and weight bracket are required.Three very different women decide to take part. Ditsy June's fed up with being under the influence of her overbearing in-laws and would rather save up for a new bathroom than for another baby. Glamorous Jeanette wants to avoid another agonising labour and to keep her wealthy husband happy. And Isobel has her own secret reasons for signing up. All three women couldn't guess the ways their lives will be changed....

    Regular price: $10.87

    • Hazelbeach: Series 2 (BBC Radio 4: Comedy)

    • By: Caroline Stafford, David Stafford
    • Narrated by: Jamie Foreman, Paul Bazely
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A BBC Radio 4 Sitcom based around the mysterious but loveable crook character of Ronnie Hazelbeach. Starring Jamie Foreman, Paul Bazely, Tracy Wiles, John Dougall and Neil Stuke. In this 2nd series, Nick is still sharing his late father’s flat with Ronnie and being a reluctant partner in crime. He is still in love with his ex-girlfriend Chloe, who is still unhappily married to the generally unpleasant James. But things are about to change.

    Regular price: $13.09